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More important ocean areas for whales and dolphin protection identified

Scientists and observers from many different countries have identified and mapped 36 new Important Marine...
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Las Vegas dolphin facility to close

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat in Las Vegas is to permanently close....

WDC citizen science project nominated for Scottish nature award

The success of WDC's Shorewatch programme was acknowledged recently after being nominated in the Citizen...

Whale meat fetches record high at Japan auction

Sei whale meat is being sold at a record high in Japan according media reports...

Tilikum still on the sick list

An update released by SeaWorld on the state of the captive orca, Tilikum, notes that the condition of health continues to fluctuate.

Last month SeaWorld revealed that his health had declined rapidly in recent weeks and that hew was suffering from a serious infection in his lungs.

The latest update goes on to say that his appetite has improved in recent days but he remains in the marine park’s medical pool.

Find out more about Tilikum and the history of wild orca captures.

About George Berry

George is a member of WDC's Communications team and website coordinator.